Announcing 2017 AFLBS Scholarship Contest Winners
Ten incoming AFLBS students for Fall 2017 entered the AFLBS Scholarship Contest. Contestants submitted either a written essay or a short video answering the following question:
How will a Bible school education benefit your life?
Entries were judged based on how well the question was answered, quality and creativity, and volume of online votes and social media interaction.
Scholarship awards are as follows:
First Place – $1,500 Scholarship
Runner-up – $1000 Scholarship
Second Runner-up – $500 Scholarship
All other contestants will receive a $100 participation scholarship for entering the contest.
AND THE WINNERS ARE…
FIRST PLACE: Alec Setness – view video here
SECOND PLACE: Benjamin Witikko – view essay here
THIRD PLACE: TIE!!!
Michael Olson – view essay here
Julia Aamot – view essay here
Thanks to all other contestants. Each of the following will receive a $100 participation scholarship:
Founded in 1964 by the Association of Free Lutheran Congregations (www.aflc.org), the Free Lutheran Schools include a two year post-secondary program (Association Free Lutheran Bible School- www.aflbs.org) and a four year pastoral training program at the Masters of Divinity level (Association Free Lutheran Theological Seminary- www.aflts.org). The Free Lutheran Schools Corporation is a candidate member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS, www.tracs.org).